Where are the Himalayas?

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The Himalayas is a mountain range found in Southeast Asia.  North of the Himalayas is the Tibetan Plateau and south is the Indo-Gangetic Plain.  The Himalayas form the northern border of the Indian subcontinent.

Where are the Himalayas Located?

About  1,550 miles (2,500 km) in length, the east-west mountain range spans five countries: India, Nepal, Bhutan, China (Tibet), and Pakistan.


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Nine of the ten highest peaks on Earth, including the highest, Mount Everest are found in the Himalayas.

See also: Geography of the Himalayas

Map of the Himalayas

Map showing the location of the Himalayas.  Map: Mapbliss, Wikimedia Commons.
Map showing the location of the Himalayas. Map: Mapbliss, Wikimedia Commons.


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